The home of Trump International Golf Course and The Park, DAMAC Hills is a master development by renowned DAMAC Properties. Besides spectacular outdoor spaces and record-breaking golf courses, it has an exclusive collection of luxury villas and apartments. Flora is also one of the many villa clusters in DAMAC Hills (AKOYA by DAMAC). The development is tucked away from the mainland but in proximity to the main roads of Dubai. Flora Villas are also a part of Dubai’s new real estate trend that promotes sustainability.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Villa cluster in DAMAC Hills
- 4 and 5-bedroom family homes
- Landscaped outdoor space
- Sustainable master project
Flora is a part of a vibrant community best known for rich greenery. Unlike other areas of Dubai, this region is not crowded. Therefore, prospective residents can expect a clean and noise-free environment. They can also enjoy the following clubhouse facilities:
- Swimming pool
- Fitness centre
- Pro Shop with golfing uniforms and accessories
Living in Flora Villas is most suitable for golfers and families.
PROPERTIES IN FLORA
Properties in Flora are obviously large villas amidst golf courses. Here, you have a choice of 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom houses varying in floor plans. Spanning from 2,424 sq. ft. to 3,893 sq. ft. these houses are ideal for families.
- Rents of Flora Villas start from AED 135K per annum
- Those who want to buy a villa in Flora can expect to pay around AED 2.47M
Each residential unit features a balcony or terrace, a private garden and swimming pool. Speaking of interiors, these are well-fitted and have equipped kitchens.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN FLORA
There are plenty of parking spaces in Flora for residents. Each villa has a dedicated space with capacity for up to two cars. Moreover, visitors can make use of the street parking area.
As for public transportation near Flora, one can find a few bus stations in proximity. Bus stop at Mudon Al Salam Town Centre is 4 minutes away while those on Arabian Ranches gates and Sustainable City main entrance are at a 7-minute driving distance. The nearest metro station would still be 23 minutes away.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR FLORA
You can go for grocery shopping in the neighbouring Arabian Ranches. Geant Express in Mudon, ZOOM and Carrefour in Arabian Ranches and Choithrams in Layan Community are some supermarkets near Flora, accessible in less than 10 minutes by car.
MOSQUES NEAR FLORA
Mosques near Flora include those in the neighbouring areas. Whereas, a few are under construction within the parent community. Until then, residents can offer prayers in Mudon Mosque or Arabian Ranches Masjid. Both are hardly a 7-minute drive.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR FLORA
To find any other places of worship near Flora, you will have to pull your vehicles out. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Jebel Ali Community is at a 23-minute long drive.
SCHOOLS NEAR FLORA
For toddlers, there are a few nurseries in the neighbouring localities such as:
- Blossom Nursery
- CreaKids Nursery
- Step by Step Nursery
More schools near Flora include:
- Jebel Ali School, Remraam
- Fairgreen International School, Sustainable City
- Ranches Primary School, Arabian Ranches
Jebel Ali School is a reputable primary school in the vicinity. It follows the National Curriculum for England.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR FLORA
Following are some clinics and hospitals near Flora:
- Aster Clinic
- Emirates Hospital Day Surgery and Clinics
Aster Clinic is in Arabian Ranches while the other two options are a bit far away in Motor City. However, they are easily accessible. Bin Sina Pharmacy and LIFE Pharmacy in Arabian Ranches are also close-by.
Flora is located close to Mudon. Residential districts that surround these villas include:
On one end of DAMAC Hills, there is Golf City while on the other you will find Arabian Ranches. These close neighbours are only a few kilometres away. Emirates Road is also easily accessible that further connects you to the mainland.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR FLORA
Finding shopping malls near Flora is tricky at the moment. However, once the parent community reaches completion, it will become a happening shoppers’ paradise. There are a few community shopping centres nearby such as:
- Mudon Community Centre
- The Village Community Mall
- The Leisure Centre, Arabian Ranches 2
Those who feel adventurous can head towards the Mall of the Emirates. The ride would be 25 minutes long but totally worth it for shopping at international retail stores, watching a movie or two at multi-screen cinemas and enjoying delicious cuisines in the food court.
RESTAURANTS NEAR FLORA
Foodies will find some popular eateries in the vicinity. Family restaurants near Flora include:
- Abatjour Bistro
- Tuk Tuk Thai
- Bagels and More
- Maria Bonita Taco
Those looking to meet friends at a casual cafe will find Cafe Vienna, Friends Avenue Cafe, Circle Cafe and The Kana Cafe close-by.
BEACHES NEAR FLORA
Finding beaches near Flora would be a sport for those who like to drive. The community is away from the most happening beaches of Dubai. However, main roads are accessible so you can plan a road trip and picnic to the beach. You can go to public beaches in the Jumeirah area, resorts in Palm Jumeirah or calm sandy beach in Dubai Marina.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
DAMAC Hills is a new development away from the city rush. However, you can locate flora by a few landmarks such as:
- Trump International Golf Course
- Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club
Living in this area is certainly recommended for sporty people, especially golfers as you may have a lot of opportunities to practice as much as you want and participate in the tournaments. You can also relax and have your favourite beverage in the Ippos Bar in the Equestrian Club.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
You can go to the following spa and salons for relaxing beauty treatments:
- Belle Femme
- The Haven Spa
Those who want to hit the gym to follow their fitness routine will find:
- Fitness First
- Optimal Fitness
- Remraam Community Gym
Living in this golf course development you will find many parks and playgrounds. Besides the giant AKOYA Park, there is Central Park Mudon, Pocket Park and Townsquare Recreational Park only a few blocks away.
Flora is a villa sub-community in DAMAC Hills that is a family-oriented residential destination. The community hosts many festivals for families. In 2018, a festival was arranged at the 18-hole golf course where famous restaurants installed their stalls.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There is a Facebook community group called Damac Hills (Akoya) Dubai - Owners & Residents you can join to stay updated and socialise with fellow residents.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
If you are likely to have a frequent commute to the mainland or commercial areas of Dubai, it is recommended that you own private conveyance. Since public transport is also a few blocks away, you will need a car to reach the nearest bus stop or metro station.